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accessories and fined. They were at
the railway station in Milwaukee and
helped Maloney and Grace Morton
get on the train, with the knowledge
that Maloney was going to try to
locate Grace in borne other city to
follow her world-old profession.
THE BANK MESS
United State's Att'y Wilkerson to
day entered the Lorimer-Munday
bank rriess and has two assistants go
ing over the books of the old LaSalle
Street National Bank.
Receiver Niblack discovered loan
Qf $b,000 to Aid. John Coughlin. The
alderman sent check for interest on
State auditor may be asked to ap
pear before the grand jury.
No witnesses appeared before Cook
county grand jury today, but Hoyne
announced four would appear on Fri
day. Att'y Gen. Lucey defended Brady
in not closing bank at time Harkin
made his first report.
"The law clearly gives bank the
right to time, before action is taken,"
Investigation will be made of loan
of $2g,000 by LaSalle Bank to E. K.
Kelley, with which amount he be
came director of Ashland-Twelfth
Rumored that LaSalle Street Bank
was in ba dcondition at time it li
quidated from national.to state bank
and that several former federal of
ficials will be caught in mess.
It is openly hinted that many Taft
men aided Lorimer "get by."
Reported that long ago $750,000
loans were made without security.
$200,000 more said to have been
dumped into Florida lands.
While federal action was pending,
State's Attorney Hoyne sprung sur
prise when he opened up grand-jury
A summons was secured on Bank
Examiner Harkin and the latter is
said to have told a sensational story ,
concerning the fall of the bank to the
Among the high spots in his testi
The bank was in bad condition last
January. This was reported to State
Auditor Brady. The latter failed to
According to leaks from the grand
jury, Lorimer and Munday held con
ference with Brady in April, at which
more time was asked and granted.
THINK FOOTPRINTS WILL LEAD
Stamford, Conn., June 24. Bloody
footprints which led from the apart
ment of Mrs. Helen Angle to where
W. R. Ballou, her rich suitqr, was
found battered to death at her door
early today were microscopically
photographed this morning in the be
lief that they will show the slayer.
Leading from Mrs. Angle's door to
the bottom of the stairs where Bal
lou's body, his skull smashed as
though with a bottle, lay when it was
found at 10:55 last night, the bloody
footprints, which were small, show
ed heavy on the trip down the stairs.
The police believe the persons
making them bore a load as the im
prints of the balls of the feet and of
the heels are plain and clear.
It was learned today that Mrs. An
gle was not a widow, as was general
ly supposed in Stamford. She was
divorced about five years ago from
Frank Angle, who is said to live in
Whether the husband of the wo
man knew anything of her affair with
Ballou, or whether he is in any -way
concerned with the death of his
former wife's 67-year-old suitor have
not yet been determined.
MAIL SERVICE ON AGAIN
Paris, June 24. Following a day of
excitement, of barricades and moving
troops and excited men, the post
office strikers agreed to a truce and
Paris' paralyzed mail service waa
temporarily resumed; M '